Louisville, KY asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Kentucky

Q: Can I be fired for suffering a miscarriage?

I was terminated for having a miscarriage. The child had a heartbeat on may 30th but no longer on may 1st when I was admitted to the emergency room. I called my boss and spoke to him that day told him what was happening and that the emergency room had given me a note to be out until may 5th. I was never informed that I would be given an occurrence for these days or that they would not honor the note. I was not told to contact Cigna for medical leave either.

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: No. You may have a claim against your employer but more facts are needed to make that determination.

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